28 Days of Little Known Facts About (Black) American History | Jennifer Jones (22)

We are pleased to spotlight Jennifer Jones in day twenty-two of our first annual 28 Days of Little Known Facts About (Black) American History Jennifer Jones was the first African American woman to join the famous Rockettes chorus line. A native of New Jersey, Jones started dancing at 10 years old. She was unfamiliar withContinue reading “28 Days of Little Known Facts About (Black) American History | Jennifer Jones (22)”

28 Days of Little Known Facts About (Black) American History | Marie M. Daly (12)

We are pleased to spotlight Marie M. Daly in day twelve of our first annual 28 Days of Little Known Facts About (Black) American History Marie M. Daly is the first black woman to earn a Ph.D in chemistry. Marie M. Daly was born on April 16, 1921, in Queens, New York. She was raisedContinue reading “28 Days of Little Known Facts About (Black) American History | Marie M. Daly (12)”

28 Days of Little Known Facts About (Black) American History | Christina Jenkins (11)

We are pleased to spotlight Christina Jenkins in day eleven of our first annual 28 Days of Little Known Facts About (Black) American History Christina Jenkins is the revolutionary inventor of the Sew-In-Weaver The hair weave industry owes itself to the trailblazer Christina Jenkins. She was born in Louisiana and later graduated college in 1943.Continue reading “28 Days of Little Known Facts About (Black) American History | Christina Jenkins (11)”

28 Days of Little Known Facts About (Black) American History | Jerry Lawson (8)

We are pleased to spotlight Jerry Lawson in day eight of our first annual 28 Days of Little Known Facts About (Black) American History Jerry Lawson created the first home video game system with interchangeable games long before Playstation and X-Box Born in New York City on December 1, 1940, Gerald Anderson Lawson is famous forContinue reading “28 Days of Little Known Facts About (Black) American History | Jerry Lawson (8)”

28 Days of Little Known Facts About (Black) American History | Jerry Pinkney (7)

We are pleased to spotlight Jerry Pinkney in day seven of our first annual 28 Days of Little Known Facts About (Black) American History Jerry Pinkney, a prolific children’s book author and illustrator and has been internationally recognized for his contribution to the arts Pinkney was born in the Germantown section of Philadelphia in 1939.Continue reading “28 Days of Little Known Facts About (Black) American History | Jerry Pinkney (7)”